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Swasth Alliance, LiveHealth, and others build on the Health Stack, iSpirt key in Swasth projects

At least five players, including the Swasth Alliance, LiveHealth and DRiefcase, have built prototypes upon the National Health Stack APIs. This was revealed in a webinar held by Bangalore-based private think tank iSpirt Foundation on July 4. LiveHealth is working on building API bridges to make health records from 1,500 labs accessible; DRiefcase has built a health locker for longitudinal health records; most importantly, the Swasth Alliance is working on the "Open Health Services Network" with iSpirt, along with a consent manager for their recently-launched teleconsult platform — Swasth.app. The National Cancer Grid (NCG) was the earliest adopter to implement parts of the health stack, notably a health data consent manager, which iSpirt demonstrated towards the end of May. The other players are Bajaj Finserv Health (from Bajaj Group) and iCliniq (an online consultation platform). These six players “are the hero players because they are following this [the National Health Stack] approach”; they are “example setters”, iSpirt founder Sharad Sharma said. “The best example of that is Dr Pramesh from NCG; without his early embrace of this, this would not have made the progress that it has,” Sharma said. Formed eight years ago, the NCG is a network of 220 private and public cancer centres spread across the country. Dr Pramesh CS, the grid's convenor, said the centres together treat 7 lakh new cancer patients every year, bearing 60% of India’s cancer burden. The NCG’s work around the National Health Stack was done with “a lot of inputs and advisory…

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